CMLL CAN52 #116

taped 02/03, aired 02/09

Nothing too notable here. Nice that Hooligan gets a match on TV for the firs time in a while. Crowd was way into the main event. Kinda would make more sense if Atlantis recalled he hated Mephisto a bit sooner, but that’s the way it is sometimes.


Gilberto Torres has to be the father of the opening card wrestlers, right?

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02/16: quick notes

There are results that we’ll catch up tomorrow. I’ve got 4 GdR/FSE recaps done that’ll get posted as well, eventually, plus this weekend’s AAA and tonight’s FSE once I get to ’em. I think I’ve fixed all the problems with entries giving errors, and I’ll be looking for other issues as I can.

Arturo Rivera‘s column says Grey Shadow has not been getting along with others. He also says Mr. Niebla is bigger with the ladies than Alex Koslov or Marco Corelone, so I don’t know if I can trust the man.

Ovaciones confirms Hector Garza is going tecnico, not lone wolf rudo. I don’t think that’s a surprise. They say the Perro/Hector break reminds them of the Solitario/Angel Blanco split and note that ended up in mask match.

IWRG’s added Multifacetico vs Kalmari in mask vs hair match to today’s show.

Accion’s CMLL highlights were off the main event. Averno & Mephisto wore their new Perros t-shirt thru the match to drive the point home, and Perro destroyed Mistico’s mask in one grab. AAA’s clips was from the minis match. Odder, Mascarita de la Muerte seemed to be in all the highlights, not that there was a big reason for it. They did show Mini Chessman’s turn at the end, not that there was a reason for it.

DeporTV went two hours with no highlights. I think I’m done bothering with that show.

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02/15 AAA TV Results (Queretaro)

Previous: 01/26 (Puebla, 1), 02/01 (Puebla, 2), 02/10 (Ixtapaluca)

AAA TV (FRI) 02/15 Auditorio Jose Martia Artega de Queretaro [Box Y Lucha Libre]
1) Estrellita, Fabi Apache, Sexy Star b Ayako Hamada, La Diabólica, Mari Apache
2) Cuervo, Escoria, Ozz b Aero Star, Gato Eveready, Rey Cometa
3) Killer Clown, Psycho Clown, Zombie Clown b El Alebrije, Mascara Divina, Pimpinela Escarlata
4) Abismo Negro b Mr. Niebla [bull terrier]
5) Electro Shock, Kenzo Suzuki, Zorro b Brazo de Plata, Gronda II, Intocable
6) Decnnis & Scorpio Jr. b Charly Manson & Chessman and Laredo Kid & Octagón and Extreme Tiger & Halloween [cage, Rey de Reyes torneo]

Projected Air Date (#824)
MEX: 02/24
US: 03/15

Decnnis and Scorpio Jr. appeared to be the least likely winners of the opener, so they won. It appears to be “first TEAM to escape” rules. It sounds as though Charly and Chessman had a chance to win the match, but didn’t care (again) and sticked around to beat up Halloween and Tiger. Cibernetico joined in after the match, causing Familia de Tijuana to be strechered out. Perhaps Nicho had a point.

Cibernetico did a speech earlier, which could be distilled to “I’m coming back” and “I’m still feuding with Mesias.” Yay?

Zorro won clean, AGAIN, this time over Intocable. Psycho Clowns are now listed as 40 wins (some double shots this week?) but surely have to worry about being eclipsed.

Abismo Negro and Mr. Niebla’s chain match was a bloody mask ripping affair. Abismo won this time as well, but Prez Roldan one again intruded. This time, he didn’t suggest having another match next week, he just declared Mr. Niebla the leader of the match despite losing. There’s clearly something not getting across here, because this sounds like the dumbest angle ever with everyone looking worse for being involved. Abismo may be joining the Foreign Legion now.

After Fabi won the opener, pinning Mari despite Gran Apache’s interference, Billy Boy brought out flowers and a mariachi band to win her back because of their recent issues. Fabi slapped him, so I guess Billy needs a better idea. Not sure why Billy didn’t end up wrestling in the segunda. Espiritu did appear, distracting the referee to set up the finish.

Upcoming tapings
02/23: Centro de Convenciones, Minatitlan, Veracruz – should turn up Monday
03/01: Plaza de Toros La Concordia, Orizaba, Veracruz
03/05: Gimnasio Miguel Barragan de San Luis Potosi
03/09: Plaza de Toros de Texcoc, Mexico State
03/16: Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon (Rey de Reyes)

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taped 01/06, aired 02/08 (Friday)

There were mentions of Black Warrior not getting along well with Grey Shadow in their matches. It may just be a coincidence, but he seemed to have issues with La Mascara at the end of this match too.

Maximo screwing around with Sangre Azteca was the best part of the show. Main event was usual Perros stuff.

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02/16: Mexico, lineups, GdR

CMLL (FRI) 02/15 Arena Mexico [ovaciones, superluchas, ESTO, HesnupiH @ box y lucha]
1) Astro Boy & Metálico b Pólvora & Vaquero
2) Bam Bam, Pequeño Olímpico, Último Dragoncito b Pequeño Black Warrior, Pequeño Violencia, Pierrothito
3) Heavy Metal, Máximo, Sagrado b Misterioso II, Shigeo Okumura, Virus
4) Alex Koslov, Grey Shadow, Marco Corelone b Damián 666, Héctor Garza, Terrible
5) Místico, Sombra, Volador Jr. DQ Averno, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Mephisto

The Perros turned on Garza in the semimain, helping the tecnicos get the win. (Blue Panther replaced Alex.) Garza did come out wearing a Perros shirt, a bad move in retrospect. The Perros in the main event came down and helped beat up Garza, and Mistico and company made the save. In the main event, tecnicos won in straight falls, Volador winning the first clean and Perro yanking Mistico’s mask for the second fall. Babe Richard tried to stop the post match attack and got his shirt ripped. Perro Jr. vowed Mistico would lose his mask this year.

CMLL (TUE) 02/19 Arena Mexico
1) Sensei & Trueno vs Angel Perverso & Ciber Black
2) Bam Bam, Pequeño Olímpico, Último Dragoncito vs Pequeño Black Warrior, Pequeño Violencia, Pierrothito
3) Flash, Máscara Púrpura, Stuka Jr. vs Loco Max, Nitro, Skandalo
4) La Sombra, Sagrado, Volador Jr. vs Ohara, Shigeo Okumura, Virus
5) La Máscara, Marco Corelone, Místico vs Olímpico, Rey Bucanero, Sangre Azteca

This sure seems like setting up another rematch.

CMLL (FRI) 02/22 Arena Mexico
1) Rayo Tapatío I & Rayo Tapatío II vs Artillero & Súper Comando
2) Mascarita Dorada, Shockercito, Tzuki vs Mr. Aguilita, Pequeño Damian 666, Pequeño Violencia
3) Alex Koslov, Máximo, Negro Casas vs Lizmark Jr., Misterioso II, Universo 2000
4) Atlantis, Rey Bucanero, Último Guerrero vs Blue Panther, Dr. Wagner Jr., Valiente
5) Héctor Garza, La Sombra, Shocker vs Averno, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Mephisto

Garza starts as a tecnico. Note no Grey Shadow.

CMLL CAN52 Guerrero del Ring #116
02/08 Mexico: Dark Angel, Goddess, Marcela vs Amapola, Rosa Negra, Hiroka
02/10 Coliseo: Dos Caras Jr., LA Park, Místico vs Averno, Héctor Garza, Mephisto

So I know nothing. Just in case you thought otherwise.

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02/15: Mexico preview, Neza, GDL

CMLL (FRI) 02/15 Arena Mexico
1) Astro Boy & Metálico vs Pólvora & Vaquero
2) Bam Bam, Pequeño Olímpico, Último Dragoncito vs Pequeño Black Warrior, Pequeño Violencia, Pierrothito
3) Heavy Metal, Máximo, Sagrado vs Misterioso II, Shigeo Okumura, Virus
4) Alex Koslov, Grey Shadow, Marco Corelone vs Damián 666, Héctor Garza, Terrible
5) Místico, Sombra, Volador Jr. vs Averno, el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Mephisto

(ESTO) Los Perros held a press conference yesterday, to officially bring Averno & Mephisto into the group. Perro Aguayo Jr. talked about their now being 8 members in the group, which clued in everyone that Hector was still considered a member. Perro Jr. said Hector would be forgiven and welcomed back if he could just get along with Averno & Mephisto. Averno & Mephisto agreed (Reforma), saying they’d have no problem with Hector if Hector had no problem with them. Hector did not appear at the press conference, but sent a video message, begging for Perro Aguayo Jr. to forgive him and to kick Averno & Mephisto out before they destroy the group. Los Perros did not seem down with this idea.

ESTO quotes Averno saying the Triad of Terror is dead. Ephesto was NOT invited to be a Perro, but Averno & Mephisto would be fine teaming with him on the odd occasion. Sad for Ephesto – maybe he can go be a Rebelde.

In a separate telephone interview, Hector Garza hoped his friendship with Perro Jr. was more important than Averno & Mephisto joining the group. You know, I may be silly for this, but I believe there actually was a real discussion along the lines of “adding two more people to the Perros makes it way too big and Averno & Mephisto don’t fit the look.” Both points are definitely arguable.

ESTO also talked to Volador Jr. about being in the main event and teaming up with Mistico. This is actually Volador’s first DF match in a month, though he’s been working plenty elsewhere.

Alex Koslov also listed as working in Nuevo Laredo tonight. That’s a tough double shot. There must’ve been a wired crossed somewhere.

There’s also an AAA taping tonight in Queretaro. Events include Niebla/Abismo (this time with chain), the first leg of the Rey de Reyes torneo, and Cibernetico making a non-wrestling appearance.

indy (SUN) 02/10 Arena Emiliano Zapata [El Luchador #33]
1) Bird Man & Dunkel b Terror Negro & Venum Black
2) Comando del Aire & Macho Jr. b Flecha Verde & Meteoro Kid
3) Halcon Diabolico I, Halcon Diabolico II, Muralla Sangrienta b Caramelo, Halcón Salvaje, Rey Fenix
4) Cerebro Negro & Mike Segura DQ Dr. Cerebro & Fantasma de la Ópera

Rudos got DQed for excessive violence in the main event. Meteoro Kid is Flecha Verde’s son. They’re building towrds a Flecha Verde/Billy Robles local title match, only Robles was hurt and Comnado del Aire was his stand in.

The latest edition of the newsletter also features an article about how great Skayde is.

CMLL (SUN) 02/10 Arena Neza [KrisZ]
1) Lobo Azul & Okawa b Iron Black & Tormenta Azteca
2) el Teuton & Terror Boriqua b Black Bird I & Black Bird II
3) Luna Mágica & Marcela b Hiroka & Mima Shimoda
4) Dr. Wagner Jr., Rayo Tapatío I, Volador Jr. b Averno, Olímpico, Ramstein

CMLL (TUE) 02/12 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara [KrisZ]
3) Lider b Destroyer (Guadalajara)
4) Metalik b Rey Trueno
5) Leon Blanco & Leono b Infierno & Máscara Mágica
6) Alex Koslov & Tony Rivera DQ Malefico & Texano
7) Dr. Wagner Jr. b Black Warrior [UWA HEAVY]

Rudos from the 5th match ran in the 6th to cause the DQ, as set up for the eight way cage match. Black Warrior, never a big guy, isn’t close to heavyweight lately. He’s looked Sangre Azteca like lately.

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02/14: Nicho back in CMLL?, Vampiro, lineups

In a newspaper interview, Nicho says he’d like to get back into CMLL again. LA Park got him in last time, and they’re hoping to do that again. Nicho says he left AAA because he wanted more pay if he was going to do extreme matches. That actually sounds reasonable. Nicho was also unhappy with the people chosen for the Familia group – he wanted larger and more experienced guys than Extreme Tiger. Nicho talks about returning to CMLL as if it’s already a fact, so either he’s confusingly referring to spots shows or he’s announced something before CMLL has.

AAA (WED) 02/13 Polideportivo de la BUAP [morgan_alebrije @ box y lucha]
1) Billy Boy & el Ángel b Gran Apache & Pirata Morgan Jr.
2) Estrellita, Mascarita Sagrada 2007, May Flowers b Fabi Apache, Mini Chessman, Polvo de Esterllas
3) Aero Star & Rey Cometa DQ Extreme Tiger & Halloween
4) Alan Stone, El Alebrije, Octagón b Histeria, Mr. Niebla, Psicosis II
5) Electroshock, Kenzo Suzuki, Zorro b Cibernetico, El Elegido, La Parka Jr.

La Parka Jr. was a surprise, he’s now even working shows they didn’t advertised him on. Electro replaced X-Pac, and Zorro might have hurt his knee. Tiger tossed his mask to Aero Star for the DQ. Sounds like a full hose. hypes Cibernetico‘s return tomorrow.

Vanguardia writes about the celebrities involved on Tuesday’s Arena Coliseo Monterrey. RFC says Ricardo Elizondo, nephew of the ACM promoter, is the new Nuevo Leon Box Y Lucha commissioner.

A two time Police Officer Of The Year has been arrested for exorting money from vendors outside Arena Mexico.

The Dead Sleep Easy, starting Vampiro airs in Toronto this weekend. It’s a sequel to Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter, which is the best name for a movie ever.

CMLL (THU) 02/14 Arena Isabel de Cuervanaca
1) La Sombra, Sagrado, Volador Jr. vs La Máscara, Stuka Jr., Valiente
2) Grey Shadow & Místico vs Averno & Último Guerrero

There’s another data point. The trios match was a rematch from two weeks ago, where challenges were made for this to be a title match. Not sure if it actually will be, though that seems to be trend.

AAA (SUN) 02/17 Arena Coliseo Monterrey [, RFC]
1) Rossy Moreno vs Estrellita vs La Hechizera
2) ?, Billy Boy, Sangre Chicana vs Antifaz del Norte, Histeria, Psicosis II
3) El Elegido, Pimpinela Escarlata, Super Porky vs Extreme Tiger, Halloween, Zorro

CMLL (SUN) 02/17 Gimnasio Nuevo Leon [RFC]
1) Arkangel de la Muerte, Rey Hechicero, Skandalo vs Starman, Súper Nova, Tigre Universitario

CMLL (MON) 02/18 Arena Puebla [cmll]
1) Blue Center & SWAT vs Mr. Rafaga & Zigma
2) Furia Chicana, Negro Navarro, Veneno vs Asturiano, Centella de Oro, Tigre Rojo
3) Mascarita Dorada, Tzuki, Último Dragoncito vs Halloween, Mr. Aguilita, Pequeño Damian 666
4) La Sombra, Sagrado, Volador Jr. vs La Máscara, Máscara Púrpura, Valiente [MEX TRIOS]
5) Blue Panther, Dr. Wagner Jr., Shocker vs el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Terrible, Texano Jr.

3 and 4 are matches. Didn’t see results from Monday’s show, but you can kinda guess how things went.

CMLL (THU) 02/21 Plaza de Toros de Cancun [warriorxtremevip @ box y lucha]
1) Amapola & Dark Angel vs Marcela & Princesa Sujei
2) Sangre Azteca vs Máximo [MEX WELTER]
3) Máscara Púrpura, Sagrado, Volador Jr. vs La Máscara, Stuka Jr., Valiente
4) el Hijo del Perro Aguayo, Héctor Garza, Terrible vs Dr. Wagner Jr., LA Park, Marco Corelone

Maybe they’re setting up the MEX Trios match here too. Either I read the opener wrong or it’s a women’s parajes incredible.

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02/15-17 Lucha Times


Based on the last few weeks and other chatter, it seems like CMLL’s divvied up the DF shows, one per network

Tuesday: CadenaTres
Friday: Televisa
Sunday: MVS (FSE/CAN52)
nothing: Azteca

There hasn’t been much of one taping showing up on others lately.

FSE-US: Another week of two shows. They do not have a new episode listed for Friday, which will leave this show still one week lagged behind. Still, a little more is better than nothing.

FSE FRIDAY: Volador vs Perro Jr., which I’m really amped to see. I know there’s a chance this is nothing more than Perro getting by, but I’m hoping for much better. This is Volador’s tenth anniversary match, and maybe the first time he’s had a singles main event in this sort of arena. I expect him to be very motivated. If this is what I think it is, I’ll probably rip it to DailyMotion over the weekend.

FSE SUNDAY: This is much more normal – 12 guys, all kinda just killing time.

AAA US: Stuff from 2008! Wow. Vipers leadership drama in the main event, Halloween/Chesman in the semimain.

CAN52: not sure how Sunday’s getting split up this week, but I’m guessing Super Comando & Astro Boy (and also Mistico, LA Park, and a self destructing rudo team) are on this show.

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02/12: Mexico, GDL lineups

CMLL (TUE) 02/12 Arena Mexico
1) Sombra de Plata & Trueno b Angel Perverso & Ciber Black
2) Godess, Luna Mágica, Sahori b Amapola, La Seductora, Rosa Negra
3) Fabián el Gitano, Mictlán, Stuka Jr. DQ Euforia, Nosferatu, Satánico
4) Felino, La Máscara, Valiente b Ephesto, Misterioso II, Virus
5) Blue Panther, Dos Caras Jr., Shocker b Damián 666, Mr. Águila, Terrible

Tecnicos won the main event clean. Semimain was said to be good. Tecnicos took the tercera in straight falls, Infernales yanking ALL of the tecnicos masks to get the second fall DQ. I guess if you’re going to lose, lose with style. Satanico told Reforma (via Jazzo) this outcomes proves the Infernales are “simply better”. They’re going to ride their rudoness to the top.

indy (TUE) 02/12 Arena Coliseo Monterrey [RFC]
2) Mini Gato Volador & Mini Tigre Universitario b Mini 5X & Mini Hator
3) Bengaly, Galactar, Titanic b Golden Boy, Rey Demonio Jr., Simbolo
4) Diluvio Negro II & Gitano b Chamaco Becerra & Tiger Universitario
5) 5X, Dama de Hierro, Freedom 3X, Kaoma Jr., Rey Apostol b Anibal el Vampiro, Ares, Facundo, Vampiro 2008

Notimex writes about Friday’s changed lineup without noting it’s a new lineup.

CMLL (TUE) 02/19 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Golden vs Azazel
2) Virgo vs Fraile de la Muerte
3) Lider vs Destroyer
4) Metal Blanco vs Mr. Trueno
5) Casanova vs Toxico
6) Gallo vs Cien Caras Jr.
7) Alex Koslov vs Tony Rivera, Leono, Leon Blanco, Texano Jr., Malefico, Infierno, Máscara Mágica [cage, hair, mask]

Unless I’m forgetting something, Leon Blaco seems to be only local tecnico involved. He’s a masked guy, so I think he’s winning this.

CMLL (SUN) 02/17 Arena Coliseo Guadalajara
1) Milenio vs Thunder Boy
2) Ebola vs Danger (Gudalajara)
3) Metatron & Nube Roja vs Depredador & Exterminador
4) Gallo, Metalik, Tony Rivera vs Diamante Negro, Misterioso II, Rey Trueno
5) Angel Blanco Jr. vs Máximo [WWA MIDDLE]
6) Dos Caras Jr., La Máscara, Sagrado vs Cien Caras Jr., Mephisto, Universo 2000 actually lists that as a UWA title match. I don’t think anyone should have to remember what title Angel Blanco Jr. has (unless Averno beats him to create his own triple crown.)

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